Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3418

Incident date

April 29, 2018

Location

قرية دير فول, Deir Fool village, Homs, Syria

Geolocation

34.923343, 36.841407 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A civilian was killed and three others injured in an attack on the village of Deir Fool, local sources reported.

Smart News reported the involvement of both Syrian and Russian forces in the strike. The news agency said the attack broke a truce negotiated for the northern Homs countryside.

Eight planes conducted at least 60 raids on the area, according to local sources, with barrel bombs falling on Deir Fool and other villages.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Air bombing on the village of Zafarana north of Homs (Smart News, April 2018)
  • Warplanes hit Deir Fool village (Syrian Civil Defense, April 2018)
  • Warplanes hit Deir Fool village (Syrian Civil Defense, April 2018)
  • According to Euphrates Post, "warplanes and helicopters targeted the cities of Rastan, Talbisa, villages of Zafarana, Makramiya, Deir Fool and Majdal with more than 80 air strikes which targeted residential neighborhoods."
  • According to Euphrates Post, "warplanes and helicopters targeted the cities of Rastan, Talbisa, villages of Zafarana, Makramiya, Deir Fool and Majdal with more than 80 air strikes which targeted residential neighborhoods."
  • According to Euphrates Post, "warplanes and helicopters targeted the cities of Rastan, Talbisa, villages of Zafarana, Makramiya, Deir Fool and Majdal with more than 80 air strikes which targeted residential neighborhoods."
  • According to Euphrates Post, "warplanes and helicopters targeted the cities of Rastan, Talbisa, villages of Zafarana, Makramiya, Deir Fool and Majdal with more than 80 air strikes which targeted residential neighborhoods."
  • According to Euphrates Post, "warplanes and helicopters targeted the cities of Rastan, Talbisa, villages of Zafarana, Makramiya, Deir Fool and Majdal with more than 80 air strikes which targeted residential neighborhoods."

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]